Our management team consists of established entrepreneurs with extensive experience from developing and managing grow operations, engineering, facility engineering, software, and biology/plant science. Together, we have delivered large scale and mission critical projects in design, software, engineering, and marketing for Fortune 500 companies.
STEVEN BAUMGARDNER, CEO & HEAD OF ENGINEERING
Bachelors of Science, Industrial Engineering, Purdue University. Over 15 years’ experience in large scale facility and process design, construction management and project management. Expertise in Food and Beverage, and other clean room environment construction. Consulted on the construction of several commercial grow houses. Inventor of the box.
ERLEND WILHELMSEN, HEAD OF OPERATIONS
Norwegian Serial entrepreneur with extensive experience inventing, growing, and managing businesses. Founder and CEO for Fabric, a California based software services company and Co-Founder of Lola, an Educational Technology company serving K12 special education students. 15’ years hands on experience in leadership roles inside product development and commercialization, business development, sales, marketing, and software engineering.
RON BUSH, PE, HEAD OF R&D
BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder. Over 30 years’ experience in design and project management, specializing in the Pharmaceutical and Laboratory clean rooms. Lead design consultant for the construction of one of the largest grow facilities in the US.
IAN WATSON, HEAD OF CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT
BS Horticulture, University of Tennessee. Over 15 years’ experience operating and managing commercial gardens for the floral industry – having up to 400 SKU’s on growth schedules at one time. Over 25 years as a cannabis cultivator – has successfully run operations ranging in size of several to a few hundred plants.
adam Bishop, head of systems
Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University. Over 15 years’ experience in commercial HVAC design and installation. Been Mechanical Lead on the selection and design of HVAC systems for several commercial grow operations in Denver, CO.